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Compaq Computer Corp.

COMPANY: Compaq Computer Corp.


WEB: www.compaq.com

SPECIALTY: Consulting, design, maintenance

STRENGTHS: Compaq brand is widely known, and the overall company picked up some strong engineering talent from its acquisitions of Tandem Computer and Digital Equipment, as well as a huge installed base

CHALLENGES: Continue growing the professional-services piece of the business and gain some high-profile account wins; develop a ring of partners that goes well beyond selling PCs

HQ: Houston


EMPLOYMENT INFO: www.compaq.com/jobs

TOP BRASS: Jeff Lynn, VP, Compaq Professional Services & Solutions

KEY PARTNERS: Cable & Wireless, Microsoft, Oracle

CUSTOMERS: BankAmerica, British Telecom, London Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, Sprint